Licking gall

  • 28 October, 2018
  • Natalie Tso

Tune into Classic Shorts to hear the story of a shrewd king in Chinese history who endured humiliation and hardship to get the upper hand on his rival king. 

 

Classic idiom - 卧薪尝胆 (wò xīn cháng dǎn) or  "lie on firewood taste gall" describes extreme determination shown by self-imposed disciplines to reach a goal.